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Infrastructure Development in Power Sector through Energy Management

Padiyar, Harish U and Sreedhar, P N and Kini, Giridhar P (2003) Infrastructure Development in Power Sector through Energy Management. In: National Conference On Infrastructure Management : Emerging Issues, May 16 – 18, 2003., MIM Manipal.

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Abstract

For a nation to grow socially and economically, the industrial sector has to be developed accordingly. For the industrial sector to make its contribution in nation building, the availability of infrastructural facilities should be given top priority. Power being one of the essential pre-requisites for nation building, the generation as well as efficient utilization should be given the top most priority in the power sector. Among the various kinds of equipments used in the industrial process, electric motors and illumination systems are the most widely used electrical equipments. The conservation of electrical energy has become quite significant in bridging the gap between availability and requirement of electrical power in today’s power crisis. One way of efficient utilization of electric power is by adopting various measures that lead to energy conservation. This paper outlines the importance of energy management with respect to the use of variable speed drives and illumination systems in addition to then statistics that show the facts and figures about the energy saving potential in our country.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Demand Side Management, Energy Conservation, Variable Speed Drives, Illumination Systems, payback period
Subjects: Engineering > MIT Manipal > Electrical and Electronics
Depositing User: MIT Library
Date Deposited: 18 Oct 2016 15:11
Last Modified: 18 Oct 2016 15:11
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/147232

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